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Nathan Slingerland
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Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nathan Slingerland Aug 7, 2019. 20 Replies

Hi all! So I'm the proud owner of an Allwave Deluxe that I picked up at the NWVRS swap meet last weekend near Portland, OR.I'm not new to restoring antique radios - but this is my first EH Scott. I'm…Continue

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Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Thanks Jon! I'm happy with how it turned out."
Aug 7, 2019
Jon Ketron replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Nathan, Great job on your AW-12 restoration.  I am very impressed with your attention to detail.  Very impressive you took the time to make a new dial pointer.  It looks spot on to the original! Jon"
Aug 7, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Awesome! Now that will be an amazing radio when it's all fixed up! I'm Looking forward to following your progress. "
Jun 21, 2019
Robert Feenstra replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Just started on the Philharmonic I purchased from Ron.  That'll be a big project!"
Jun 21, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Thanks Robert! Yes - it's a very sensitive set and sounds great. I'm really enjoying it now that it has moved from the workshop to the house. :)"
Jun 21, 2019
Robert Feenstra replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"That Looks awesome, Nathan!  I hope it sounds that way as well."
Jun 21, 2019
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Jun 21, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Thanks Mike and David. I measured the remaining bit of tuning indicator wire as 0.64mm (=0.0252") in diameter. I ordered a 10ft length of Size 11 piano wire (0.026") from eBay.Here is what I fashioned: And here it is installed: BTW…"
Jun 21, 2019
David C. Poland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Good news that your radio played during the test power up. As per Mike's comment,  on my AW-12, that stiff wire is secured to the back of the bottom of the dial mechanism.  The stiff wire is supposed to be "L" shaped at the…"
May 26, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Thanks Mike - that makes a lot more sense. :) The photo makes it much clearer."
May 26, 2019
mike hadley replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Nathan; have a look at john ketrons photo's restoring an allwave fifteen, in the photo's section on this site, photo#61 shows the dial with lamp tuning meter and scale, yours will be very similar. Mike"
May 26, 2019
mike hadley replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Hi Nathan, just a few observations, the wire that olds your dial lamp is what remains of the tuning dial pointer, looks like a spring wire an inverted L in shape, it goes between the bulb and the dial to throw a shadow across the middle, a length of…"
May 26, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"A few questions: Do you know the correct lamp type for the dial? The one that it came with seems quite dim for the job. This length of springy wire seems like it's used to secure the lamp? I couldn't find any threaded hole where…"
May 26, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Thanks for your advice David! I've made some good progress on the electrical restoration. Power / Amp Chassis Electrolytics replaced with 10uF 630V film caps 1/2uF bathtub cap and 2uF (I think) cubical cap replaced Frayed power cord…"
May 26, 2019
David C. Poland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"Until you locate a tuning meter, be sure to connect the "sniped leads" together. The tuning meter is in series with the B+ line to the plate of the Wunderlich tube. See circuit diagram. My AW-12 has a 2 lug terminal strip mounted on left…"
May 21, 2019
Nathan Slingerland replied to Nathan Slingerland's discussion Nathan's Allwave Deluxe / Lido
"I'm finally now beginning the restoration of the Allwave Deluxe. David - that Turtle chrome polish is great stuff. I ordered a bottle and spent some time getting the dust and dirt off and everything polished. There are still a couple of rust…"
May 21, 2019

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At 7:04pm on April 23, 2019, Robert Feenstra said…

Hey Nathan, good to see you here as well as at the PP!

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